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This alphabetical listing provides the names, locations and year of establishment for the 1,863 community foundations that have been identified to date. Use the filters to see the names of all the foundations in a geographic region or country of particular interest. Click on the column headlines to sort results, and click on the organization’s name to see its profile page.
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Akuapem Community FoundationTo marshal resources to build an endowment fund for grantmaking, execution of our programs and covering operational costs. The foundation also aims to offer leadership and coordination of efforts where...
Albuquerque Community FoundationTo build, invest and manage endowment funds to enhance the quality of the community through informed strategic grantmaking
Allegan County Community FoundationTo provide the means for donors to make a lasting impact on Allegan County through the establishment and growth of endowed funds, giving primarily for education, health and human services
Allegany County Area FoundationTo enhance the quality of life for both present and future generations in the Allegany County area by providing scholarships and grants to organizations in support of educational, social, cultural...
Amador Community FoundationTo support organizations that enhance the quality of life for the people of Amador County by: encouraging private giving for the public good by providing a flexible, cost-effective and tax-exempt...
Anchor Bay Community FoundationTo raise funds for the long-term benefit of the Anchor Bay community and the greater New Baltimore and Chesterfield areas, and to improve the community by awarding grants
Arusha Municipal Community FoundationTo mobilize resources, build and manage a permanent endowment fund, and provide grants to individuals and groups in Arusha City in order to improve their quality of life
Ashland County Community FoundationTo advance philanthropy and improve the quality of life in Ashland County by supporting charitable activities in the community, providing and administering a variety of planned giving programs, and serving...
Aspen Community FoundationTo build philanthropy and support nonprofit organizations by connecting donors with community needs, building permanent charitable funds, and bringing people together to solve community problems
B.C. Interior Community FoundationTo manage a collection of permanently endowed funds created by individuals, companies, other foundations, and by charitable organizations for the long-term benefit of the Thompson, Nicola and South Cariboo area...
Bangladesh Women’s FoundationTo fund women’s initiatives focused on human rights, gender equality and improved conditions of women and children in Bangladesh
Barrington Area Community FoundationTo establish a permanent, long-term fund for the betterment of the Barrington Area community, using the annual proceeds to support initiatives that benefit the community and maintain local quality of...
Barry Community FoundationTo develop and manage endowed funds for helping and involving the people of Barry County, Michigan, to make a positive difference in their lives
Bartlesville Community FoundationTo help donors create funds for the continued success of Bartlesville nonprofits and their projects, and to make grants in areas determined by the board of directors from its unrestricted...
Battle River Community FoundationTo help fund projects and activities related to education, health, arts, culture and recreation within east central Alberta, Canada
Battlefords and District Community FoundationTo create endowment funds that will respond to the needs of the community
Bay Area Community FoundationTo fulfill a wide array of donors’ charitable wishes by building permanent endowment funds and serving as a leader for community improvement through effective grantmaking and collaboration; priority given to...
BayTrustTo fund organizations and projects which build and strengthen Bay of Plenty communities in New Zealand
Beautiful Plains Community FoundationTo preserve and advance the quality of life in the community by developing permanent endowment funds, making responsible grants and acting as a catalyst for community philanthropy and leadership
Bedford Community FoundationTo administer funds from donors to build permanent endowments for the charitable needs of Bedford Township in the areas of health, the arts, the environment, education and youth activities
Belvedere Community FoundationTo preserve and enhance the quality of life in Belvedere, form an endowment fund with contributions from all Belvedere’s citizens and provide grants to support projects and volunteers working to...
Bermuda Community FoundationCreating an enduring source of funds forever dedicated to the good of Bermuda
Berrien Community FoundationTo promote philanthropy, to build a spirit of community, and to enhance the quality of life in Berrien County through stewardship of permanently endowed and other funds. The foundation shall...
Biłgoraj Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life among citizens of Biłgoraj and other adjacent territories through: assistance in realization of donors’ generous and philanthropic objectives; support in funding different initiatives, such...
Black Hills Area Community FoundationTo improve the quality of life in the Black Hills area by raising and distributing charitable funds
Blue Mountain Community FoundationTo promote effective philanthropy by fostering private charitable giving, providing management of funds, and financially supporting students and charitable organizations to improve the quality of life in the community
Boissevain and Morton FoundationTo manage donated funds in Boissevain, Canada and support programs that deal with health, human services, arts and culture, environment, community development and service, education and training, and recreation
Border TrustTo create a strong, sustainable financial base that will enable us to meet community needs; to build on existing and new develop new relationships; to position Border Trust as the...
Boston FoundationThe foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to everone. It fulfills this mission in three principal...
Bowen Island Community FoundationTo strengthen and empower community capacity for the betterment of its island community by attracting and managing endowment funds
Bowling Green Community FoundationTo accumulate the assets needed to fund creative community plans, and to meet the ever-changing needs of the citizens. The foundation enhances the health, welfare and vitality of the Bowling...
Brampton and Caledon Community FoundationTo enrich the quality of life in Brampton, Caledon and surrounding communities over the long term by attracting and effectively growing endowment funds by helping donors fulfill their philanthropic interests....
Brant Community FoundationTo attract and manage permanent funds from donors of all means, and provide grants to charitable organizations in Brantford and Brant County, Canada
Bridge Builders Community FoundationsTo facilitate and grow community foundations that serve Clarion, Forest, Venango and other adjacent counties. We will: focus staff and other resources on increasing the capacity of our community foundations;...
Brockville and Area Community FoundationTo strengthen our community for the benefit of all by providing leadership on key local issues, supporting charitable initiatives and encouraging the establishment of endowment funds
Brokenhead River Community FoundationTo provide funds to charitable organizations in our community and to support deserving students with bursaries and scholarships to post-secondary educational institutions
Brown County Community FoundationTo receive, hold and distribute funds for charity, with primary areas of focus including arts and humanities, education, the environment, health care, human services and community development
Brown County FoundationTo fund grants for community improvements, programs and scholarships
Bürgerstiftung Bispinghof NordwaldeTo raise funds for other charities or public bodies to ensure support for youth, families, seniors and people with disabilities, and for home care services, education and the environment
Bürgerstiftung für den Landkreis FürstenfeldbruckTo fund projects pertaining to the cultural, social and environmental issues of Furstenfeldbruck
Bürgerstiftung HannoverTo fund projects in the areas of youth, culture and social affairs in Hannover
Bürgerstiftung VorpommernTo raise funds to support youth and the elderly, education, a democratic state, arts and culture, environment and conservation, public health and social care, and sports
Cadillac Area Community FoundationTo develop a community-wide vehicle for permanent endowments to enhance the quality of life in the area and to establish and manage worthwhile endowed funds for the betterment of the...
Campbellford/Seymour Community FoundationTo act as good stewards of the funds realized from the sale of the public utility and further bequests that may follow; to provide leadership in identifying community needs and...
Canterbury Community TrustTo distribute funds for charitable, cultural, philanthropic and recreational benefits in Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough and the Chatham Islands, New Zealand
Cape Cod FoundationTo improve community life on Cape Cod through philanthropy and grantmaking. One of the ways this mission is accomplished is by developing permanent and flexible endowment funds to help nonprofit...
Cape Coral Community FoundationTo support the public well-being and to improve the quality of life in the greater Cape Coral community through the stewardship of permanently endowed and gifted funds
Capital Community FoundationTo fund charities, community groups and projects that improve the lives of London’s most disadvantaged people and the environment, bringing together donors, companies, local and regional government, and existing trusts...
Capital Region Community FoundationTo serve the charitable needs and enhance the quality of life in Michigan’s Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties by helping people and organizations establish permanent, charitable endowment funds that serve...
Carlsbad FoundationTo improve the quality of life for the people of Carlsbad and South Eddy County, New Mexico. The foundation provides leadership for local charitable organizations by building and preserving permanent...
Cartwright and Area FoundationTo administer funds and property left at various times by citizens for the benefit of people in Cartwright, Canada
Cattaraugus Region Community FoundationThe foundation receives and administers funds for charitable purposes primarily in the Cattaraugus County (New York) region, but also has funds for support in McKean County (Pennyslvania) and some other...
Central Montcalm Community FoundationTo promote, encourage, aid and supplement funds for educational and community-oriented projects in the Central Montcalm area (defined as those townships wholly or partly served by the Central Montcalm School...
Central Okanagan FoundationTo provide an ongoing contribution to the quality of life in our community through the stewardship of entrusted funds, broad and effective grantmaking and community leadership
Central Pennsylvania Community FoundationTo provide a permanent trust that will help the local community in the future by providing a perpetual fund to aid civic and charitable projects
Charity Fund “Young Community”Development of philanthropy, charity and public participation, support of youth and public initiatives, and participation in the development of an online platform for crowdfunding
Chatham Kent Community FoundationTo build endowments and other funds to provide lasting support for local priorities in Chatham Kent, Canada
Chilliwack FoundationThe foundation relies entirely upon donations, gifts and legacies for its funds in order to carry out its role in the community. All organizations receiving grants are thus requested to...
Chisholm Trail Communities FoundationTo grant funds for projects and programs that address community needs in the areas of community development and community services, education and training, arts and culture, health and human services
Cluj Community FoundationTo connect the needs and resources of Cluj, with the aim of improving the life of its inhabitants; to stimulate the involvement and the initiative of local-interest companies and of...
Coastal Bend Community FoundationTo help meet the charitable and educational needs and enhance and improve the quality of life in the Coastal Bend area of Texas through grants to charitable organizations; serve a...
Coffeyville Area Community FoundationTo endow funds to improve the quality of life for people of the Coffeyville area
Coldwell Community FoundationTo serve the residents of the Rural Municipality of Coldwell by maintaining a permanent endowment fund aimed at strengthening and improving the quality of life for today and into the...
Community Development Foundation Western CapeTo improve the quality of life, strengthen the common good and address the most challenging social concerns of people living in the Western Cape. We do this by raising funds...
Community Foundation for CalderdaleTo promote philanthropy, attract donations and funding and redistribute to individuals and voluntary/charitable organizations to tackle poverty and disadvantage and generally improve the quality of life for the people of...
Community Foundation for Monterey CountyTo improve the quality of life in Monterey County by raising, managing and distributing charitable funds to worthy organizations and by creating positive connections between donors and their interests. Primary...
Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin CountiesTo devote its resources to building and sustaining vital, prosperous communities region-wide through the power of charitable giving. The foundation fulfills this mission in three principal ways: working in partnership...
Community Foundation for Southern ArizonaTo work with charitably minded individuals and organizations to strengthen southern Arizona communities, now and for generations to come. The foundation also administers a variety of donor-initiated funds and conducts...
Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River AreaTo encourage and promote philanthropy through education, responsible management of charitable contributions and the distribution of these funds, and to provide the structure for this to be accomplished by individuals,...
Community Foundation for Wiltshire and SwindonTo improve the lives of disadvantaged people in Wiltshire and Swindon by funding voluntary groups and charities who work to: reduce isolation; improve access to skills development; provide access to...
Community Foundation in WalesTo meet the needs of local communities across Wales, by brokering more support through working with clients to help them direct their funds effectively within the Community Foundation in Wales
Community Foundation of BrevardTo provide a cost-effective bridge for all donors to the community’s changing needs, serve as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy, produce an expanding pool of permanent endowment funds...
Community Foundation of Carroll CountyTo maintain and enhance the quality of life in the community of Carroll County through philanthropic means by receiving, investing and distributing funds for charitable, cultural and educational purposes for...
Community Foundation of Central GeorgiaWe help our donors establish long-term charitable funds, using the most tax-advantaged methods, to benefit their causes and our community.
Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger LakesThe foundation exists in perpetuity to enhance the quality of life in the community. Guided by a board of civic leaders, the foundation provides a continuing source of funding to...
Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks and RegionTo manage and develop diverse endowments that generate funding to address the quality of life in the Grand Forks, North Dakota, area
Community Foundation of Grant CountyTo offer creative and imaginative grantmaking, coupled with strict volunteer review that assures responsible funding
Community Foundation of Greater Fort WayneTo encourage requests that are developed in consultation with other agencies and planning groups, increase coordination and cooperation among agencies, and reduce unnecessary duplication of services. Preference is given to...
Community Foundation of Greater GreensboroDedicated to strengthening the community for both present and future generations by promoting philanthropy, building a collection of endowment funds, and serving as a leader in shaping effective responses to...
Community Foundation of Greater JacksonTo help charitable donors establish permanent giving funds that reflect individual philanthropic interests while also making a long-term, positive impact on the community through giving for the arts, education, health,...
Community Foundation of Greater PeterboroughTo serve as the vital link between caring community members and local causes that matter. We foster philanthropy by pooling endowed and special funds, while our grants to registered charities...
Community Foundation of Greater RochesterTo enhance the quality of life, the foundation is committed to act as the center for philanthropy and serve as the community’s endowment builder and grant maker by: attracting charitable...
Community Foundation of Jackson CountyTo promote philanthropy in Jackson County. The foundation is a community-focused organization dedicated to: building visionary partnerships with donors and local service organizations; trustworthy stewardship of gifts; providing funds to...
Community Foundation of Jackson HoleTo enhance philanthropy and strengthen the sense of community in the Jackson Hole, Wyoming, area by providing a permanent source of funding and other support for nonprofit organizations and scholarship...
Community Foundation of Johnson CountyTo provide a means for citizens to make gifts to specific organizations, general areas of concern or the common good, to pool and manage endowment funds for local nonprofit organizations,...
Community Foundation of Kankakee River ValleyTo promote visionary philanthropy to create and support vital and caring communities; build and preserve funds of many individuals and institutions; distribute to nonprofit organizations that serve members of the...
Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson CountyTo build a strong, vibrant community by helping donors provide perpetual funding for the people, projects and passions of Jefferson County, Indiana
Community Foundation of Merced CountyTo partner with donors to ensure a permanent source of charitable funds to meet the changing needs and dreams of the Merced County communities
Community Foundation of MississaugaTo create sustainable support for community needs in Mississauga by building partnerships with donors and stakeholders who establish endowed and other related funds, to maximize our community impact by ensuring...
Community Foundation of Newfoundland and LabradorTo promote and sustain healthy communities across our province by providing grant funding to a wide range of community organizations. We combine our broad, province-wide reach with a grassroots focus...
Community Foundation of North Central MassachusettsTo provide a means for donors to permanently endow charitable gifts, to increase and stabilize available funding to meet needs and improve the quality of life
Community Foundation of North OkanaganTo improve the quality of life in the North Okanagan region of Canada by distributing the earnings from a pool of funds and using the earnings to make grants to...
Community Foundation of North TexasThe foundation provides stewardship for many individual charitable funds. With its specialized services, the foundation gives donors efficient charitable fund administration. Support for community development, social services, education, youth, health,...
Community Foundation of Northeast IowaTo respond to the current and future charitable needs of Northeast Iowa; secure and serve as the custodian of endowment funds contributed by many donors; create other mechanisms which will...
Community Foundation of Northwest GeorgiaTo enhance the quality of life in the northwest Georgia region for both present and future generations by: promoting philanthropy; building and maintaining permanent endowment funds to be used for...
Community Foundation of Nova ScotiaA public foundation created by the people of Nova Scotia to enable effective philanthropy. We work with private donors, communities and charitable organizations to build the financial and social capital...
Community Foundation of Orillia and AreaTo work with private donors, service clubs, businesses and charitable organizations to stimulate charitable giving, establish permanent endowment funds and support initiatives which make an ongoing difference and enhance the...
Community Foundation of Prince Edward IslandTo provide individuals, organizations and groups with opportunities to enhance the quality of life in Canada’s Prince Edward Island communities through the creation of endowment funds
Community Foundation of Snohomish CountyThe foundation works in partnership with donors to strengthen communities in Snohomish County, Washington, by building permanent charitable funds, connecting donors to the causes they care about, making effective grants,...
Community Foundation of South GeorgiaTo be a catalyst for the establishment of charitable funds which benefit the community for generations to come; serve the varied interests and needs of donors; promote local philanthropy; serve...
Community Foundation of South Lake CountyTo provide leadership to enhance the quality of life in South Lake County by identifying community needs and seeking philanthropic support as permanent funding to meet those needs
Community Foundation of Swan ValleyTo manage an endowment fund whose profits go towards improving the community of Swan Valley, Canada
Community Foundation of the Dan River RegionTo help donors meet community needs through endowment funds
Community Foundation of the Fox River ValleyTo administer individual charitable funds from which grants and scholarships are distributed to benefit the citizens of the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities and Kendall County, Illinois
Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River RegionTo create, maintain and administer a permanent collection of charitable funds to improve the quality of life in the Rappahannock River region of Virginia
Community Foundation of the Texas Hill CountryTo respond to area needs by providing stewardship of donations and by funding worthwhile community projects
Community Foundation of the Upper PeninsulaTo enhance the quality of life in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The foundation provides its own UP-wide philanthropy and that of its geographic affiliate members through growth of permanent...
Community Foundation of the Virgin IslandsTo serve both donors and nonprofit organizations of the Virgin Islands that want to ensure the highest quality of life for both present and future generations. The foundation’s primary goal...
Community Foundation of Warren CountyTo promote the well-being of local inhabitants. The use of the bulk of funds has been designated by the donors, with distributions for child welfare, church building maintenance, community funds,...
Community Foundation of Western MassachusettsTo enrich the quality of life in our community through encouraging philanthropy, developing permanent endowments, responding to emerging needs, serving as a resource and coordinator for charitable activities and promoting...
Community Foundation of Western Virginia, Inc.To foster positive change on behalf of the community by: enabling donors to carry out their charitable intent through prudently administered permanent endowment funds; offering a comprehensive array of services...
Community Foundation Serving Southwest ColoradoGiving for the development of endowed funds that serve the southwest Colorado area
Community Foundation Slagalica Slagalica’s mission is to encourage local philanthropy, develop sustainable funds, provide financial supports and encourage corporate social responsibility.
Community Trust of WellingtonTo enhance the Wellington region by funding projects related to the arts, health care, environment and recreation in New Zealand
Comox Valley Community FoundationTo provide an opportunity for people to contribute to a permanent endowment fund which is used to enrich the quality of life in Canada’s Comox Valley through initiatives focusing on...
Corcoran Community FoundationTo receive contributions, gifts and bequests, and to distribute these funds for charitable, educational, religious and scientific purposes to improve the community of Corcoran, California
Creston-Kootenay FoundationTo serve the Canadian area of Riondel to Yahk by managing trust and endowment funds and to distribute the net income from each fund by grants
Cumbria Community FoundationWe exist to tackle poverty and disadvantage and improve the quality of community life for the people of Cumbria by raising money and making grants, responding quickly to emerging need,...
Custer County Foundation, Inc.To seek out, receive and administer funds to meet the present and future needs of the residents of Custer County.
Cypress River and Area FoundationA philanthropic organization focused on building endowments in order to tackle long-term community challenges and meet immediate needs. It will maintain a broad grants program providing funding to many different...
Dacorum Community TrustTo provide a locally managed fund for individuals, organizations and charities in the Dacorum area, helping the people of Dacorum to help each other and responding quickly and effectively to...
Dauphin and District Community FoundationTo manage a permanent endowment fund whose income earned is used to make grants to local registered charities working to improve the quality of life in Dauphin, Canada
Deep River and District Community FoundationTo manage donated endowment funds to support activities in the Canadian communities of Deep River, Laurentian Hills (including Chalk River), Rolphton, Rapides Des Joachims (Swisha), and the United Townships of...
Defiance Area FoundationTo fund charitable activities in Defiance County, Ohio
Del Mar FoundationTo promote civic pride and cohesiveness, acquire and preserve open space, improve beaches and parkland, raise and grant funds, and sponsor diverse cultural programs and community events in Del Mar,...
Delaware Community FoundationDedicated to inspiring and helping people of all backgrounds and means create lasting legacies to benefit the people of Delaware. The foundation enables people with philanthropic interests to easily and...
Devils Lake Area FoundationTo raise funds in the Devils Lake area and distribute the earnings thereon to worthwhile charitable organizations in the Devils Lake area
Dorset Community FoundationTo work with individual donors and corporate donors to help create charitable foundation funds that reflect their personal values and interests within Dorset, England
Drayton Valley Community FoundationTo establish permanent endowment funds for the Drayton Valley community in Canada
Eastern and Central Community TrustTo fund community organizations for projects relating to Poverty Bay, Hawke’s Bay, Tararua, Wairarapa, Manawatu and Horowhenua, New Zealand
Edenton-Chowan Community FoundationTo provide support and funding for community needs
Edgerton Area FoundationTo support charitable organizations in the Edgerton, Ohio, area, funding educational, religious, scientific and other charitable purposes
Edmonton Community FoundationTo help the people of Edmonton and area by encouraging philanthropy and funding charitable activities. Through contributions from donors, the foundation assembles and administers permanent pools of capital so the...
Elkhart County Community FoundationTo maintain funding in the areas of arts and culture, community development, education, health and human services
Essex Community FundTo help fund charitable organizations that provide services to the villages of Essex, Centerbrook and Ivoryton
Fairfield County Community FoundationTo promote the growth of philanthropy by helping donors achieve their philanthropic goals. The foundation serves as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy; creates and manages charitable funds; and...
Findlay-Hancock County Community FoundationDedicated to improving the quality of life in the Hancock County area through collaborative leadership, responsible grantmaking and development of philanthropic giving. The foundation seeks to facilitate philanthropic efforts through...
Fondation communautaire de Hearst Community FoundationTo enhance the quality of life and sustainability of the Hearst community in Canada by distributing the revenue generated by the fund’s management to a wide range of community organizations,...
Fondation communautaire de la Péninsule AcadienneTo create endowment funds whose revenue subsidizes the community’s charitable organizations to help them achieve their goals
Fondation communautaire du Grand QuébecTo promote philanthropy through the creation of endowment funds and grants to our community, today and forever
Fondation communautaire Gaspesie-Les IlesTo promote the development of philanthropy and participate in activities of fund formation and subsidy for the entire community of Gaspe or the Magdalena Islands, Canada, especially for young people
Fondation de LilleSocial actions, charities, student grants, international solidarity, francophone short story contest, regional climatic fund, increasing public awareness of international solidarity, philanthropic gift
Fondazione Di Comunità Del Salento OnlusLocal Develop, Social Cohesion, Welfare, Assistance, Fundraising, Fund management, Microfinance
Fonds de Dotation Bordeaux SolidaireAnimation of governance; monitoring of funded projects and social impact; fundraising and communication
Forest Community FoundationTo effectively attract and manage funds, to provide leadership in identifying and funding community needs in the former Town of Forest, significant or otherwise, and to help donors fulfill their...
Foundation for Southeast TexasTo manage, invest and administer charitable funds given by numerous donors to numerous community charities
Foundation of Greater MontrealTo help individuals, families and organizations establish funds for charity purposes in the areas of the environment, education, health and social development, arts and culture; to manage funds and guide...
Four County Community FoundationTo serve the current and emerging needs of the local community, continuing the tradition of philanthropy begun generations ago. The foundation is dedicated to bringing together human and financial resources...
Freeport Community FoundationTo help provide for the well-being of the citizens of Northwest Illinois by accumulating assets in the form of permanent funds and prudently distributing from those funds to charitable organizations
Fundação ADFP - Assistência, Desenvolvimento e Formação ProfissionalADFP is a nonprofit social institution, with recognition of Public Utility, founded in 1987. It has about 2800 “friends”, about 3400 regular users and integrates approximately 390 residents with different...

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